Arsenal and Manchester City players fighting for the Premier League championship had a nerve war after the game.
Arsenal and Man City faced off in Round 33 of the Premier League in the 2022/23 season held at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England on the 27th (Korean time).
The match between 크크크벳the 1st and 2nd placed teams to decide the Premier League champion this season ended with Manchester City winning 4-1.
Kevin De Bruyne and John Stones scored Manchester City 2-0 in the first half, and De Bruyne, the protagonist of the opening goal, scored an additional goal in the second half to take the win.
In the 41st minute of the second half, Arsenal’s Rob Holding scored a late comeback goal, but Man City’s ‘scoring machine’ Erling Hollan scored a key goal in the second half of extra time, breaking Arsenal’s will to pursue.
As a result of this game, 2nd place Man City (73 points) narrowed the gap with league leaders Arsenal (75 points) to 2 points and pursued closely. Moreover, Man City has yet to play two games less than Arsenal, so the chances of winning a comeback have increased significantly.
After the game, Arsenal defender Ben White drew attention as he engaged in a battle of nerves with Man City strikers Phil Foden and Hollan after the game was over with both teams aiming for the league championship.
Immediately after the game, White, who remained on the field, suddenly approached Foden and engaged in a war of nerves. After a scuffle with White, Foden shoved White, attracting the attention of his teammates.
The war of nerves seemed to end as Bernardo Silva (Man City) and Emil Smith Rowe (Arsenal), who were in a hurry, approached and dropped the two players.
However, a second war of nerves broke out as Hollan approached and argued with White.
When the emotions between the two players intensified as Hollan even pointed at White, the players of both teams as well as the assistant referee approached and calmed them down.
Fans who saw this wondered why White was angry at some point and had a war of nerves with Foden and Hollan, but the specific reason was not revealed.